Dog Drying Cages Face Scrutiny After Pet Death

A grooming school instructor in Virginia reveals the potential dangers pets may face during a routine visit to the groomer.
1:42 | 06/02/15

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This is me back in the early eighties. Little law is a master grimmer with the national dog rumors association of America. She operates a grooming school and forced so months and says you won't find a dryer cage in any of them. It's an old fashioned way of doing it we quit Kate strike back and probably the late eighties because there were so many rumors that weren't turning the dryers to the proper temperature. They would get busy and forget about the dog. Lott says there are timers and temperature gauges on them but you can't be too careful and these types of debts of happened before. In 2008 Los ops since eighty died of heat stroke at a California Mexico after her grooming session and did in and drier decades. Even so states including Virginia have no laws against them. Love says the commonwealth also doesn't inspect salons and no grooming license is required. You can hang up a sign is say your dog grimmer never picked to prepare clippers in your life. And that's happy accidents happen stay up on what's going on protect your dogs. The Virginia department of agriculture and consumer services tells me there are what's called comprehensive animal laws in Virginia. They call for the provision of adequate food water shelter and veterinary care are needed. The ax goes on to say that there is a violation. It becomes the responsibility of the locality to investigate. Just animal control says it is looking into what happened in the case in the loath Ian one Lyle Oates never happens again. As a client you just have to be Smart there's no government ruling no state or federal that's gonna. Make it so that we have to follow certain guidelines it's up to the owners. Of these companies to make sure that the dogs are safe.

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